Galileo Galilei, ingenious inventor and researcher whose findings changed the whole world.
He revolutionised astronomy and is considered the pioneer of modern sciences.
He was the first to explore the surface of the moon and discovered the four moons of Jupiter, was a philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, physicist, engineer and talented writer.
Born more than 450 years ago, he became a legend already in his lifetime following his condemnation by the Roman Inquisition. .
But who was this man who was regarded as both a cool calculating head and a combative spirit?